Advanced Uses of Dental Cone Beam CT

Dates: Friday, November 8, 2024 and Saturday, November 9, 2024
Times: Friday:     8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Location: University of Maryland School of Dentistry, at 650 W. Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
Tuition: Dentist:         $845.00

8 CDE credit hours - lecture
4 CDE credit hours - participation

The University of Maryland School of Dentistry designated this activity for 12 Continuing Dental Education hours.

Target Audience:  Dentists
Presented by: Jeffery B. Price, DDS, MS, MAGD, FICD and Azin Parsa, DDS, MS, PhD
Conflict of Interest: Nothing to disclose.


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Speaker Biographies

Dr. Jeffery Price is a Clinical Professor of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology, Director of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology, and Co-Director of Artificial Intelligence Research at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry in Baltimore, MD, and is board certified by the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology. In addition, he is a Fellow of the International College of Dentists and a Fellow of the American College of Dentists. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology at the UNC School of Dentistry in Chapel Hill, NC. Before entering Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology, Dr. Price practiced general and adult restorative dentistry in Hendersonville, NC for 24 years. While in practice, Dr. Price completed the continuum at the L.D. Pankey Institute in Key Biscayne, FL; in addition, he attained his Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry as well as Diplomate status in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists as well as his Fellowship in the American Association of Hospital Dentists.

Dr. Price is currently a North American Director for the International Association of Dento-Maxillofacial Radiologists and is Secretary of the Board and Director of Education of the IADMFR. He is on the Editorial Board for the DMFR Journal and he is a reviewer for the OOOO Journal and also serves on the AGD Self-Instruction Committee which administers the CE quizzes in the AGD Journal, General Dentistry.

Dr. Price has authored or co-authored more than 45 peer-reviewed articles, written 3 book chapters, and has taught more than 140 continuing education courses. He has also served on 16 master's degree or Ph.D. degree research committees here at the UMSOD.

Dr. Azin Parsa obtained his DDS degree from Guilan University of Medical Sciences. He is a graduate of King’s College in London, where he received a Master of Science (MSc). He also holds a PhD in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology from the Academic Center for Dentistry Amsterdam (ACTA) with a research focus on the application of Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) in bone quality assessment.

He has been an Assistant Professor at the Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam (ACTA) and engaged in private practice as an oral and maxillofacial radiologist.

He attained a certificate and MS degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Dr. Parsa was the representative of Netherlands in European Academy of Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology (EADMFR) and a member of the research and scientific committee in EADMFR for six years. Currently, he is a Clinical Associate Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry.

Course Description

Elevate your expertise in Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) with this comprehensive continuing education course. Designed for dental professionals seeking to deepen their understanding and proficiency in advanced CBCT techniques.

This course will provide an advanced 3D radiographic anatomy module as well as a more advanced discussion of radiation biology and radiation safety. The entire Friday afternoon session will be spent on advanced radiographic interpretation using CBCT.

The Saturday morning session will be a ‘Hands-on’ experience using a CBCT viewer with a variety of case types such as dental implant planning, endodontic diagnosis, growth and development evaluation, and pathology review.

Course Objectives

At the end of the course, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the correlation between recognizing normal anatomy and the detection of abnormalities.
  • Comfortably discuss with patients how the effects of dental CBCT radiation relate to their personal radiation safety.
  • Utilize a CBCT viewing software program to interrogate a CBCT volume.

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